Scarlet Fever is an “acute, contagious febrile disease marked by sore throat, and a scarlet rash,” according to a medical dictionary.
Margie Glover Jenkins, the 18 month old granddaughter of
Baumgardner, died this week, reported the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer On This
Day in 1880. Lancaster
Taber, Clarence Wilbur. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.
: F.A. Davis
Company, 1958. Page S-15. Philadelphia
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